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IMO and IOPC Funds to hold a special HNS session in October.
Extension of the mandate of the HNS correspondence group

At its 102nd session, held in April 2015, the IMO Legal Committee decided to extend the mandate of the HNS Correspondence Group until its next session (tentatively scheduled for June 2016) and added three items to its Terms of Reference which would be the focus of the Correspondence Group in the year to come.



Convention

The Convention

The 2010 HNS Convention establishes a comprehensive regime covering pollution damage from hazardous and noxious substances carried by ships, as well as the risks of fire and explosion, including loss of life, personal injury, and loss of or damage to property.

HNS Finder

HNS Finder

HNS Finder allows you to search the list of all HNS as defined by the 2010 HNS Protocol. It provides information on HNS classification criteria and whether or not a substance qualifies as contributing cargo.

Status

Status

As of today, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway and Turkey signed the 2010 HNS Protocol, subject to ratification. Click here for more information.

Reporting

HNS Reporting

The 2010 HNS Convention establishes a comprehensive regime covering pollution damage from hazardous and noxious substances carried by ships, as well as the risks of fire and explosion, including loss of life, personal injury, and loss of or damage to property.

Implementation

Implementation: A Global Effort

The Italian Government hosted a workshop on the HNS Convention in Rome on 10 October 2014. Supported by the IOPC Funds and lead by François Marier, the coordinator of the HNS Correspondence Group, the workshop was well attended by the Italian private sector and a number of participants from abroad.

Resources

Resources

Further Information on the 2010 HNS Convention